Category: Welfare & Work

All articles covering welfare and work including benefits and employment and unemployment.

PARLIAMENTARY REPORT: Welfare & Trade

PARLIAMENTARY REPORT: Welfare & Trade

The Parliamentary week started with questions to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. There were a raft of questions from MP’S  across the house and there were several themes running through them....

The Benefits Trap.  Gauke’s Social Engineering at its Most Devious.

The Benefits Trap. Gauke’s Social Engineering at its Most Devious.

It is Sunday morning on the 17th December 2017 and the day starts with the Right Honourable David Gauke spending an hour delivering double talk and disingenuous platitudes as he tries to defend the...

The PIP Assessment Scandal

The PIP Assessment Scandal

On Monday 16 October, the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire program exposed gravely worrying flaws in the Personal Independence Payment assessment process. The government’s replacement for Disability Living Allowance, PIP is a benefit paid to severely...